Full biography of Nollywood actress Eve Esin and other facts about her

Who is Eve Esin?

Eve Esin is a Nollywood actress who has appeared in over 180 Nigeria films. Eve Esin was born in Akwa-Ibom State in the Southern part of Nigeria. Eve Esin is also popularly known as ‘Kokoma’ by her fans.

Full data profile of Nigerian actress, Eve Esin

Full nameEvelyn Esin
Age34 years
BirthdayOctober 17, 1986
State of OriginAkwa-Ibom
ParentsLt. Mrs. Mary Patrick Esin (mother)
Marital StatusEngaged
CareerActress, model

Eve Esin’s childhood and education

Eve Esin was born in Oron Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. She had her primary and secondary education in her hometown before going to the University of Calabar for her tertiary education.

She finished from Immaculate Conception Secondary School, Itak-Ikono in Akwa Ibom and graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar in Cross River.

Eve Esin’s career

Eve Esin joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2008, after quitting her job as a banker to pursue her passion for acting. She decided to go fully into acting after she received praise for her debut movie.

According to the actress, her most challenging role so far was in the 2014 epic movie, ‘Idemili’, where she was made to carry a live snake in some of the scenes. The movie was directed by the award-winning movie director, Ernest Obi.

Eve Esin garnered more fame after starring in another epic adventure movie, ‘Oshimiri’, in 2015, where she played the role of a chief priestess. The movie earned Eve Esin a nomination at the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Young/Promising Actor. She was also nominated for the City People Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actress the same year.

Eve Esin’s directional debut is the movie titled ‘Spirit’, which premiered in Lagos in 2016.

Eve Esin’s movies

Some of Eve Esin’s most notable movies include:

  • Indecent Desire (2015)
  • Royal War (2010)
  • Mad Sex (2010)
  • Thanks For Coming (2011)
  • Gallant Babes (2011)
  • The Enemy I See (2012)
  • Sins of the Past (2012)
  • Hate of Fate (2012)
  • Deep Water (2012)
  • Brave Mind (2012)
  • Brother’s War (2013)
  • Idemili (2014)
  • Oshimiri (2015)
  • Marry Who You Love (2016)
  • The Storm (2016)
  • Treasure (2017)
  • Girls Are Not Smiling (2017)
  • Pains of Life (2017)
  • Kokomma in America (2018)
  • Pregnant Priestess (2020)
Eve Esin is known for starring in epic Nollywood movies

Eve Esin’s awards

  • City People Entertainment Awards for Best Supporting Actress (2015) – Nominated
  • Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Young Actor (2016) – Nominated
  • Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards for Best Supporting Actress – Nominated

Contrary to citations from multiple sources, Nollywood actress Eve Esin, as at the time of publishing this article, has neither received a ‘Best Actress’ nomination at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) nor won it.

Eve Esin’s marriage

Eve Esin is currently not married, but she is engaged. She announced her engagement in January 2020 on her Instagram page, showing off her engagement ring with the caption “Taken”.

Though the identity of Eve Esin’s husband-to-be is not confirmed at this time, it was rumoured that the man is popular movie producer, Chijioke Nneji. The actress has remained mum over this rumour and never addressed it.

Eve Esin’s net worth

Based on currently available information about her earnings and pay, Eve Esin’s current net worth is estimated at $220,000 (around N100 million naira).

Eve Esin’s social media

Eve Esin is on Instagram @eveesin. Her Twitter handle is @eve_esin.

Other interesting facts about Eve Esin

It was once rumoured that star actress Eve Esin has a daughter but the rumours were never confirmed.

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